Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:44pm
The Trump administration on Monday banned all use by Americans of Venezuelan cryptocurrency, saying that its introduction is intended to skirt U.S. sanctions. In a separate move, the administration also slapped sanctions on four current and former senior Venezuelan officials accused of corruption and mismanagement.
Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:42pm
Families of mass shooting victims and others called Monday for the nation's largest public pension fund to stop investing in companies that sell assault weapons and devices that allow guns to fire more rapidly.
Bernard Condon, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:36pm
A New York City council member launched an investigation Monday into the Kushner Cos.' routine filing of paperwork falsely claiming zero rent-regulated tenants in its buildings, saying that the deception should have been uncovered long ago because the documents are online for all to see.
Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:20pm
Finance ministers and central bankers from the 20 leading industrial and developing countries are meeting in Argentina at a summit that has been eclipsed by growing concerns over the potential of a global trade war following U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to slap import tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Barbara Ortutay and Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:14pm
Facebook likes can tell a lot about a person. Maybe even enough to fuel a voter-manipulation effort like the one a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm stands accused of — and which Facebook may have enabled.
Felicia Fonseca and Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:12pm
A self-driving Uber SUV struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle, prompting the ride-hailing company Monday to suspend all road-testing of such autos in the U.S. and Canada.
Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 3:10pm
Embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn brokered a settlement more than a decade ago with a second woman who accused him of sexual misconduct and recently reported her to the FBI, his attorneys say in court documents.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:58pm
Facebook plunged to its worst loss in four years Monday and led a rout in technology companies. The social media company's stock fell following reports that a data mining firm working for the Trump campaign improperly obtained data on 50 million Facebook users.
Maria Danilova, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 19th - 2:38pm
A group of former students defrauded by for-profit colleges is claiming in court that the Education Department illegally obtained and used their Social Security data to limit their student loan relief.